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Multiple Choice



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Question 1.
After 1450 the West


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Question 2.
The initiative for Western exploration and conquest came from the kingdom of


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Question 3.
The Portuguese Prince Henry the Navigator


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Question 4.
Vasco da Gama


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Question 5.
The first Portuguese fleet to reach India sailed there in


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Question 6.
The Portuguese trading port and fortress established in India was


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Question 7.
Why did the initiative in early conquest and exploration pass to northern European nations in the later 16th century?


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Question 8.
The chief positive European contribution to the Americas as part of the "Colombian Exchange" was


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Question 9.
Which of the following statements most accurately describes the impact of European conquest on the population of Native Americans?


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Question 10.
Whom did the Spanish defeat at the battle of Lepanto?


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Question 11.
Which of the following statements accounts for the Spanish failure to hold a position of dominance in world trade?


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Question 12.
Where were the nations of the core region of the global trade network located?


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Question 13.
Which of the following areas did not have a predominantly coercive labor system?


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Question 14.
Which statement concerning the relationship between Asian civilizations and the world commercial network of the 16th and 17th centuries is NOT accurate?


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Question 15.
Which statement most accurately describes Japanese participation in the global trade network?


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Question 16.
Who established the first Spanish colony on the American mainland?


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Question 17.
Why was the Portuguese colony of Angola exceptional?


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Question 18.
What impact did the Seven Years' War have on French colonial possessions?


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